The Newcastle Arms
57 St Andrews Street, close to Chinatown and a good meeting place for dining out or before a football match.
Metro - St James
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Monday - Thursday 12pm - 12am, Friday & Saturday 11am - 1am, Sunday 11am - 11pm.
Telephone: 0191 2602421
Beers: Camra Real Ale Pub listed in Good Beer guide with 8 excellent cask conditioned ales on tap. This includes Hadrian Border Brewery Grainger Ale and Tyneside Blonde and 6 guest ales that change regularly. John Smith's, Moretti, Fosters, Peroni, Carling, Asahi, Coors Light, Hop House 13 Lager, Blue Moon, Staropramen and Guinness cold also on tap. Quality bottled wines and a good range of spirits available. Aspalls Cider, Strongbow and Strongbow Dark Fruit cider also on offer.
Meals: A selection of bar snacks available every day.
All day and every day
House doubles £3.75 (inc mixer).
Premium doubles £4.75
Bottles of prosecco £15.00.
Sunday - Thursday from 12pm - 7pm and Friday - Saturday 11pm - 5pm (exc match days)
Pints of Fosters, Carling, John Smith's, Strongbow Dark Fruit, Deuchars and 2 Cask Ales £3.00.
Selected bottles £3.00 or 2 for £5.00.
Live Sports: Several large plasma screens are located throughout the bar with live premiership football and six nations rugby shown.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times. A juke box is located opposite to the bar.
Medium sized traditional old Newcastle pub that has been voted CAMRA - Tyneside & Northumberland, Real Ale Pub of the Year for 2006, 2007 & 2008 (Runner up 2009 & 2010).
The pub has an excellent range of cask and guest ales on offer.
From the main entrance there is a long bar to the right hand side.
There is plenty of seating available with mainly wooden tables and chairs in the main bar and a small lounge seating area towards the rear of the pub. There is also some high tables and chairs.
The decor is a mixture of maroon and cream colours. There is a huge fireplace to the centre of the bar with a large mirror above it. Old pictures of Newcastle adorn the walls.
There is a cosy atmosphere at most times due to the subdued lighting throughout. The pub gets busy at weekends but is quieter during the week.
Several large plasma screens are located throughout the bar with live premiership football and six nations rugby shown. Regular music is on play at most times.
A juke box is located opposite to the bar. Several games machines are dotted about. The pub is very popular with locals and the football crowd as it is near to St James park.
Disabled access is very good as the bar is all on the one level. Toilets to the rear of pub are small and clean